Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 64,405
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $285.78 (4/27/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1847 D $5 MS obverse 1847 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1847-D is among the more common Dahlonega half eagles in terms of its overall rarity. There are 200-225 pieces believed extant today, including 40-45 in AU and 11-13 in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/30/2015

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1847 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 850 1000 1400 1900 2600 3850 4100 5100 6250 10000 12500 24500 - - - - - - -
$ 2850 - 4350 5500 7000 - 15000 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 150
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/30/1993 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions Santa Clara Bullet #103, 103/Lot# 564 $1,705.00
12/4/2000 PCGS VF 25   Teletrade Auction 1383, 1383/Lot# 1702 $501.13
5/30/2005 NGC AU 58   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 872 $4,888.00
2/5/2006 NGC VG 10   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 382 $834.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3756 $14,375.00
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 5876 $18,800.00
2/3/2014 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1202/Lot# 4660 $2,350.00
1/7/2015 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7070 $2,056.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1079115212291309185223422836323837294010438346074935537970088520111911497720419212662213923038
110311771255149020152506297034013822413444574716508359227512941012453167912070121557224380
00000029703401382241344457471650835922751294101245316791207012155700
000000310435653916425845324825523164658016103001371518605209832184800
1847 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1145122113011384195024582970338638934183456847995137559472698822115601543420994218592274923667
117012471328157221192628310835553989431146454911528961527786973412851172872128222155230550
00000031083555398943114645491152896152778697341285117287212822215500
000000324737244086443947225024544167108304106471414219140215702245200
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 7008
Owner: leeper
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 7008
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
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